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The Flyers May be Putting A Target On Ryan McDonagh’s Back

from Larry Brooks of the New York Post,

Question: Do you know the difference between Bobby Orr and Ryan McDonagh?

Answer: The Bruins would never have traded the rights to Orr to the Rangers in exchange for Scott Gomez.

Well, that difference among many.

And yet, as the Flyers approached Thursday’s Garden opener of their opening-round playoff series against the Blueshirts, one can be excused for wondering if Philadelphia’s coaching staff had super-imposed the No. 4 onto the back of McDonagh’s jersey given the emphasis the club seemed to be placing on the Rangers’ best player.

Indeed, coach Craig Berube reportedly had instructed his first line consisting of Claude Giroux, Scott Hartnell and Jakub Voracek to change its preferred style of rush-hockey to a form of dump-and-crash in order to: a) protect against offensive blue line turnovers that would trigger McDonagh leading the transition; and, b) wear down McDonagh by pounding the defenseman whenever he goes back to play the puck below the goal line.

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Ryan McDonagh Will Have A Target On His Left Shoulder

from Larry Brooks of the New York Post,

The Rangers aren’t going to be foolish and expose Ryan McDonagh and his impaired left shoulder to the danger that awaits on the ice until he is healthy enough and the game is important enough to warrant his return.

But even if that will mean longer than a two-week rest, rehab and recuperation between the night he was injured in Vancouver on April 1, and the night he will make his return, most likely next Thursday at the Garden in Game 1 of the first round against either the Flyers or Blue Jackets, the opposition will be gunning for the Rangers’ best player.

They will be gunning for McDonagh and for his left shoulder that was damaged to an unknown degree when he became the meat in the Canucks’ Zack Kassian-Alexandre Burrows sandwich toward the end of that Blueshirts’ victory in Vancouver.

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Rangers lose Ryan McDonagh to hit by Vancouver’s Alex Burrows

Twitter chatter can be the sign of something significant in the hockey world, and when you read the words "Alex Burrows" and "hit," you know something's happened, and in this case, near the conclusion of the New York Rangers' 3-1 win over Burrows' Vancouver Canucks...

In which John Tortorella was captured saying a naughty word by CBS Sports' Adam Gretz...

This happened:

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New Deal For Ryan McDonagh

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Video- Upset About The Max Pacioretty Hit?

A bit of John Tortorella's post-game media scrum...

 

 

Watch a better view of the hit from Pacioretty on Ryan McDonagh below...

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Video- Andrew Ference Five Minutes For Charging And A Game Misconduct

For this hit on Ryan Mcdonagh.

Costly penalty, the Rangers scored in OT while on the power play.

added 5:01pm, another video below, this time with the Boston TV crew…

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Video- Matt Cooke With An Elbow

The Rangers Ryan Mcdonagh was the receipent.  He did return to the game while Cooke received five for elbowing, a ten and game misconduct.

note 3:14pm, Changed the video for one with better quality.

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